Synonyms for Rightfully:
fairly, truly, legally, properly, equitably, impartially, justly, legitimately, honestly, fittingly.
fittingly, impartially, legitimately, equitably.
legitimately, impartially, in all conscience, by rights, equitably, in reason, as is fitting, justly, legally, in equity, fairly, fair-and-square, dispassionately, on the level, properly, fittingly, by right, honestly, objectively.
•Other relevant words:
dispassionately, in all conscience, honestly, by rights, by right, fittingly, in reason, properly, fairly, impartially, justly, legally, legitimately, equitably.
Usage examples for rightfully
This was indeed unfortunate, yet it had its compensation, for each morning he anticipated an unhappy day, and when in the evening he looked back on nothing but pleasure and sunshine, he went to bed with a heart full of gratitude for the good which he had enjoyed but which did not rightfully belong to him. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers